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MTN Shuts Down MMA2 Outlet After Recent Visitor Confirmed To be Contact of a Coronavirus Case

by Alli Mustapha

Following confirmation of recent visitor to the office as a potential Coronavirus case, MTN has disclosed closure of its Muritala Muhammed Airport (MMA2) outlet. 

The telecommunications company explained that it had been brought to its notice that a customer who had been confirmed to have had contact with a coronavirus patient had visited their MMA2 store on March 18, 2020, and that said customer had been attended to by the staff of that outlet upon his visit.

The company maintained that, following advice from medical experts, the store had been shut down so it could commence proper disinfection process, and that all staff who had been on duty on the day of the contact visit had been placed in isolation to facilitate proper observation, and also to curb the possible spread of the deadly disease amongst other people.

This was revealed in a tweeted by its official twitter handle, @MTNNG, where the company urged all customers who had visited its MMA2 store on or after March 18, to immediately place themselves on self-isolation and also, reach out to the Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) to get tested and, if needed, treated accordingly.

MTN also noted that additional precautionary measures had been implemented at its other stores nationwide to avoid such occurrence in the future, and also to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus amongst its staff and customers.

“We will continue to monitor the situation and support our colleagues through this challenging time. Thank you, to all our people, partners and customers for their continued support, perseverance, and understanding. We are good together. We will get through this. Please stay safe”.

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